Facilities Construction Project Specialist

Location
Denton, TX
Posted
May 16, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

POSITION INFORMATION

Requisition Number
153922

Job Title
Facilities Construction Project Specialist

Official Title
Work Control Specialist

Position Number
0000135

Department
Facilities-Gen - 152000

Location
Denton

Is this an internal posting only?
Yes

Work Schedule
Monday-Friday, 40 hours/week

Department Overview
**This position is open to internal candidates at the University of North Texas.**

The Facilities Construction Services group within the Facilities Maintenance Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Facilities Construction Project Specialist to join our team.

The division consists of seven Departments: Custodial Services, Grounds Department, Electrical Maintenance, Utilities Maintenance, Structural Maintenance, Construction Services, and Auxiliary Services. For additional information on the Facilities Maintenance department you may visit our website at: http://facilities.unt.edu/depts/maintenance.

The Facilities Maintenance Department supports the academic, research, housing, and dining facility needs for the University of North Texas while providing responsible stewardship and efficient operation of the University's physical assets. The Facilities Maintenance team performs routine and preventative maintenance and repairs of the campus buildings and utility infrastructure. Grounds services provides an aesthetically pleasing environment for University faculty, staff, students, and visitors by maintaining all campus turf, landscapes, irrigation system, litter control, solid waste management and recycling. Facilities Maintenance maintains, repairs, constructs, and renovates University facilities and installed systems in accordance with applicable codes and regulations, and in conformance with University policies and standards.

As one of the nation's largest public universities and the most comprehensive in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, we are dedicated to providing an excellent educational experience to a diverse student body of approximately 38,000 students. UNT is a student-focused Tier One Public Research University with 12 colleges and schools offering 101 bachelors, 82 masters, and 38 doctoral degree programs, many nationally and internationally recognized. With more than 400 student organizations, NCAA Division I athletics and an array of concerts presented by our world-renowned College of Music, there's something for everyone at UNT. UNT has been named by Forbes as one of America's 100 Best College Buys® for 21 consecutive years, the state's most affordable research university, according to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, and The Princeton Review named us a "Best in the West" university. Livability.com named Denton the 9th Best College Town in the nation.

The Facilities organization at UNT is a service provider comprised of the following divisions: Facilities Planning, Design & Construction (FPDC); Facilities Maintenance (FM) and Facilities Support & Services (FSS). We are responsible for the planning, renovation, maintenance and repair of university buildings and facilities, as well as other services playing an essential role to the mission of the University of North Texas. Facilities has over 325 employees who lead the way in caring for and operating over 170 facilities and 904 acres of landscape. Our goal is to provide world class support for the University by ensuring safe, reliable, efficient facility and utility services delivered with outstanding customer services and effective stewardship of resources and the environment. For additional information on Facilities you may visit our website at: www.facilities.unt.edu. University of North Texas Career Bands are located on the Human Resources website at: www.hr.unt.edu under the subtitle of Pay Plan.

Job Description
The Facilities Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Work Control Specialist to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

* Provides financial and progress tracking of Facilities Construction Services Projects including Funding Requests, Project Initiation Worksheets, Projects Budget Worksheets, Project Proposals, Project Requisitions and Project Purchase Order Requests.
* Responsible for providing scheduling and coordination on Facilities Construction Services Projects with various Departments and Contractors.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess a High school diploma/GED equivalent and four years of experience in related maintenance/repair field including supervisory experience. Substitution of education for experience allowed. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:

* Experience with CMMS system(s), particularly TMA Systems' Enterprise Desktop product.
* Basic to intermediate understanding of relational database concepts and the relationship between databases and applications, or the ability to rapidly assimilate.
* Experience using Microsoft Access, Excel and Word software.
* Experience developing reports in tools such as MS Access, Crystal Reports, Microsoft Reports, etc.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Excellent Communication skills pertaining to Project Scheduling and Coordination with the Campus Building Representatives and Departments.
* Knowledge of Campus Buildings, Grounds and Parking Lots.
* Substantial knowledge of procurement methods utilized by the University of North Texas and the use of Purchasing Cooperatives within the State of Texas.
* Bachelors degree.

Special Instructions to Applicants
**This position is open to internal candidates at the University of North Texas.**

Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, & references with their online application.

Is this a security sensitive position?
Yes

Driving a University Vehicle?
Yes

Job Open Date
05-15-2018

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate
$3,291.67

Pay Basis
Monthly

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

Quicklink for Posting
jobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=64772

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